May
28
Thu
BlogPaws Conference @ Sheraton Nashville Music City in Nashville, TN
May 28 @ 8:00 am – May 30 @ 10:00 pm

This annual conferences brings together hundreds of pet bloggers, pet enthusiasts, shelters, rescues, and the brands who serve them, for social media education, networking, and promoting worldwide change for pets in need. Our online community site has grown to more than 3,600 registered members, in addition to more than 40,000 Twitter followers and over 20,000 Facebook likes.

Jun
3
Wed
MPAW-MAACO Northern Lower Michigan Regional Animal Welfare Workshop @ in Roscommon, MI
Jun 3 @ 9:30 am – 4:00 pm
  • All animal welfare staff and volunteers welcome to this regional training and networking event. Topics include: investigating hoarding cases, working effectively with animal control, disease outbreaks—how to act fast to save lives, dog personality assessment, cats—handling and housing to reduce stress and maximize adoptions, and successful foster program management. Register at www.mpaw.org or call 888-735-5806 for more info. Co-sponsored by the Michigan Partnership for Animal Welfare and the Michigan Association of Animal Control Officers. Hosted by the Roscommon County Animal Shelter.
Jun
5
Fri
MPAW-MAACO Upper Peninsula Regional Animal Welfare Workshop @ in Escanaba, MI
Jun 5 @ 9:30 am – 4:00 pm
  • All animal welfare staff and volunteers welcome to this regional training and networking event. Topics include: cats—handling and housing to reduce stress and maximize adoptions, working effectively with animal control, animal feeding and nutrition in the shelter/rescue, dog behavior modification, compassion fatigue in animal work, and adopter support programs. Register at www.mpaw.org or call 888-735-5806 for more info. Co-sponsored by the Michigan Partnership for Animal Welfare and the Michigan Association of Animal Control Officers. Hosted by the Delta Animal Shelter.
Jun
8
Mon
Prairie States Conference @ DoubleTree Hotel in Bloomington, IL
Jun 8 @ 9:00 am – Jun 10 @ 6:00 pm

The special session speaker will be Dr. Kate Hurley, Director, Koret Shelter Medicine Program, UC Davis Center for Companion Animal Health.

Jun
10
Wed
SAWA 2015 Management Conference @ Radisson Denver Southeast, Aurora, CO
Jun 10 @ 8:00 am – Jun 12 @ 6:00 pm
Adoption Options @ St. Louis, MO
Jun 10 @ 9:30 am – 5:00 pm

Adoption Options is a FREE multi-city animal welfare workshop tour across North America. Petfinder is proud to bring nationally recognized speakers to local communities. Presented in conjunction with Petco Foundation, each Adoption Options is full of useful information for employees and volunteers of animal shelters and rescue organizations. These single-day workshops cost nothing to attend and cover topics focused around the placement, promotion and behavior of homeless pets.

 

Jun
11
Thu
Arizona Animal Control Association Training Summit @ Prescott, AZ
Jun 11 @ 8:00 am – Jun 12 @ 6:00 pm
Jun
14
Sun
Speaking of Dogs Presents Canine Behavior Modification Seminar @ Toronto Don Valley Hotel in Toronto, ON
Jun 14 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Presentation by Nicole Larocco-Skeehan, CPDT-KA  A one-day seminar about the use of shaping techniques in behavior modification practices. This seminar will include case studies from Nicole’s experiences with shelter dogs, prison training, and private clients.

Jul
9
Thu
Adoption Options @ Reno, NV
Jul 9 @ 9:30 am – 5:00 pm

Adoption Options is a FREE multi-city animal welfare workshop tour across North America. Petfinder is proud to bring nationally recognized speakers to local communities. Presented in conjunction with Petco Foundation, each Adoption Options is full of useful information for employees and volunteers of animal shelters and rescue organizations. These single-day workshops cost nothing to attend and cover topics focused around the placement, promotion and behavior of homeless pets.

 

Jul
10
Fri
AVMA Annual Convention @ in Boston, MA
Jul 10 @ 9:00 am – Jul 14 @ 6:00 pm